South Africa’s Local Motion Inks Three-Pic Pact With SVOD Showmax, Drops Trailer for Fantasia Premiere ‘Glasshouse’ (Exclusive)

South Africa’s Local Motion Inks Three-Pic Pact With SVOD Showmax, Drops Trailer for Fantasia Premiere ‘Glasshouse’ (Exclusive)
South Africa’s Local Motion Pictures, whose dystopian sci-fi feature “Glasshouse” will world premiere at the Fantasia Intl. Film Festival this month, has signed a three-picture deal with leading SVOD service Showmax.

Under the agreement, which Local Motion signed in association with Crave Pictures, the company will produce a slate of films to be directed by “Glasshouse” helmer Kelsey Egan.

Associate producer Emma Lungiswa de Wet, who co-wrote “Glasshouse” with Egan, says the trio of films will shine a new and unsettling light on South Africa, which continues to reckon with the legacy of Apartheid nearly three decades since its transition to democracy.

“A dystopian slate allows us to look at the underbelly of the dream – what’s at the end of the Rainbow Nation?” said Lungiswa de Wet. “We have a long brutal history that we’re only beginning to come to terms with. We’re a newish democracy,
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